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t3: Changing the Conversation

Critical and timely topics related to homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Jeff Olivet--activist, writer and CEO of the Center for Social Innovation--interviews health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services. For more information visit thinkt3.com.
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Jul 23, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet speaks with Beth Sandor and Jake Maguire about counting down to zero and what it takes to end homelessness. This episode is part 1 in a series recorded at the Built for Zero Conference and Learning Session. Built for Zero is a national movement of communities working toward ending chronic and veteran homelessness.

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Community Solutions

Built for Zero

A Growing Drive to Get Homelessness to Zero in the New York Times (6/5/18)

Functional Zero for Homeless Veterans

What Does it Mean to End (and Prove You’ve Ended) Veteran Homelessness?

Jun 25, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet visits Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where they are working to prevent drug overdose and support treatment and recovery. His honest conversations with a person in treatment and a nurse and doctor bring to light some of the real, day-to-day issues of the opioid epidemic.

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This episode originally released 9/19/17. 

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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Principles of Harm Reduction from the Harm Reduction Coalition

SPOT, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Medication Assisted Treatment from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Feb 5, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Claas Ehlers, Chief Executive Officer of Family Promise, about supporting families experiencing homelessness in achieving independence through community-based responses.

 

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Family Promise

SchoolHouse Connection

Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth

 

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National Network to End Family Homelessness

Services Matter: How Housing & Services Can End Family Homelessness

Racial Equity and Homelessness: You Can’t Tinker Your Way Toward Justice

Jan 8, 2018

Host Jeff Olivet talks with Sarah Rosenkrantz and Sam Greenberg, co-founders of Y2Y Harvard Square—a student-run overnight shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness. They discuss how Y2Y provides sanctuary, pathways out of homelessness, and opportunities for advocacy in a trauma-informed environment.

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Organizations Mentioned During this Episode:
Y2Y Harvard Square
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
Boston Youth Advisory Board
Phillips Brooks House Association
A Way Home America
 
Resources:
For info on many of the kinds of training mentioned by Sarah and Sam, check out t3’s course offerings.
Access the TICOMETER to evaluate your organization’s need and progress in implementing trauma-informed care.
Dec 18, 2017

In our third and final podcast in the series covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County, we spotlight Palm Beach County.  Kat Hammer and Nicole Frederick from the Palm Beach County 100-Day Challenge team discuss their challenge goal and how they accomplished it.  They also discuss coordinated entry, case consultation, youth collaboration, what is meant by "functional 0" and how close they are as a community to ending youth homelessness for good.

Nov 6, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Ellen Bassuk to discuss the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on children experiencing homelessness.  Ellen Bassuk is President of The Bassuk Center on Homelessness and Vulnerable Children & Youth, and Founder of the Center for Social Innovation.

Oct 2, 2017

A Way Home America will share three podcasts throughout the fall covering the 100-Day Challenge efforts in Baltimore, Columbus, Hennepin County, Louisville and Palm Beach County.

Our first podcast takes a look at the challenge in Hennepin County, featuring CeMarr Peterson with The Link and Casey Schleisman with the Hennepin County Office to End Homelessness.

Sep 25, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet visits Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where they are working to prevent drug overdose and support treatment and recovery. His honest conversations with a person in treatment and a nurse and doctor bring to light some of the real, day-to-day issues of the opioid epidemic.

Aug 21, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Dr. Jama Shelton and Robert Sember in Harlem to discuss activism, social change, and how we create real and lasting change in the world.

This episode originally released 1/30/17.

Jul 24, 2017

Drawing from his experience domestically and abroad, Dr. Wayne A. Centrone discusses the importance of building local capacity within communities to transform the lives of youth living with homelessness. He focuses on the power of active listening to improve the conditions of those he serves. 

This episode originally released 2/23/16.

Apr 10, 2017

Our guest this week is Livia Davis, Vice President of Organizational Culture and Development at the Center for Social Innovation, who joins host Jeff Olivet to discuss what it means to put human connection at the center of human services.

And a listener asks, "How do recovery residences deal with relapse?" Expert Kristen Paquette responds. Subscribe to the t3 podcast today!

Feb 13, 2017

On a visit to the Dallas Public Library, host Jeff Olivet sits down with Jo Guidice, the library's Director, to discuss the innovative ways DPL is serving and engaging its homeless customers, as many as 50-60 people every day.

Jan 30, 2017

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with Dr. Jama Shelton and Robert Sember in Harlem to discuss activism, social change, and how we create real and lasting change in the world.

Jan 20, 2017

In this final episode of the 100 Day Challenge series in partnership with A Way Home America and Rapid Results Institute, Phoebe VanCleefe and Terrance Walker share the resounding success of the Challenges that took place in Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Austin. They discuss what was accomplished in each city, lessons learned, the role of authentic youth engagement, and what advice they have for other communities interested in launching similar Challenges.

Dec 6, 2016

Dr. Joyce Maguire Paveo, a national expert on foster care and adoption, discusses with host Jeff Olivet the crossroads between homelessness and foster care.

Nov 21, 2016

Host Jeff Olivet sits down with C4's Laura Gillis of Baltimore, public health nurse, advocate, activist and service provider in the homelessness field for 25 years, to discuss what's changed in the field, what homelessness is really about, and what it would take to level the playing field.

Nov 21, 2016

In this second of three episodes, host Jeff Olivet returns for an update from Terrance Walker and Phoebe VanCleefe, two youth leaders who discuss the progress, strategies, challenges, and surprises they see midway through the "100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness" in Los Angeles, Austin, and Cleveland through the A Way Home America & Rapid Results Institute partnership.

Oct 25, 2016

In anticipation of the upcoming Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) Annual Conference in Ontario, host Jeff Olivet interviews Tim Richter (President) and Wally Czech (Director of Training) from the Canadian Alliance to discover parallels in the homelessness epidemic among the two countries that include rural communities, policy changes, indigenous rights and historical considerations. And as Rachel Ehly (t3, Managing Director) explains, this episode also serves as the official launch of t3's partnership with the Canadian Alliance.

Sep 26, 2016

In this first of three episodes, host Jeff Olivet discusses the A Way Home America & Rapid Results Initiative partnership "100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness" with Terrance Walker and Phoebe VanCleefe, two youth leaders in the fight to end youth homelessness.

May 24, 2016

Ayala Livny shares the expertise that she has found in the young people who are experiencing homelessness that she has worked with for over eleven years.  

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